Sunday, 5 March 2017


The book which was turning into a print has turned back into a book.
I finished painting the illustrations,
and combined them into a long frieze to fold into an accordion book

Medieval mapmakers invented sea monsters and fantastical beasts to explain the dangers of venturing into the unknown. Today’s refugees must experience the same sense of terror as others who have been forced to leave their homes over the centuries 

In this small book, whilst trying to keep a sense of the original inspiration from medieval maps,  I have tried to combine a sense of the perils the refugees are fleeing, with the dangers they face in going, and the welcome that they are likely to receive.  


  1. I kind of love how works take you on journeys and end up telling you what they need to be; this is a remarkable work Jac and the story holds so true...


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